“Tastes Like Chicken!”

Vegan cooks spend a lot of time recreating the taste and texture of foods they no longer eat. This can be both wonderfully creative and supremely frustrating. Sometimes the fakery is completely convincing, sometimes it’s better to simply embrace an honest replacement. Enter the eggplant burger: Wash, partially peel (if you want) and slice the…

Yes.. Brussel Sprout Pizza!

Intimidated by vegetarian cooking? I get it. Embracing anything new and different requires patience, experimentation and a willingness to bite into more than a few yucky final products. But sometimes.. sometimes you just get lucky. The following pizza recipe was originally nothing more than the happy collision of some veggies I found in my fridge…

Tapping into hidden reserves of motivation and self control.

Honey Crisp apples are on sale this week at our Florida grocery store.  Seems a bit early for apples, but I bit on the deal none the less. (Get it..? 😂) WOW!! Are they delicious! That’s one thing I will say about the lost summer of 2020, the produce has been off the chain.. 😜 ..Juicy peaches,…

Chick Pea Summer Salad

Earlier this month I posted a super simple recipe for roasted chick peas. The following recipe is a light and healthy option to make with your left-overs. So easy to prepare and again, talk about protein packed deliciousness! I have put this in a sandwich as you would a chicken salad, but it tends to fall…

Barbecued Cauliflower – So Easy, So healthy & SO GOOOD!!

After all that talk about cake and yummy internet food yesterday we had a surprisingly satisfying and healthy vegetarian dinner. Hands down, the star of the show was the barbecued cauliflower. It doesn’t get simpler than this: Rinse and slice cauliflower into large pieces. Drizzle with avocado oil, season with salt, pepper and garlic powder….

It’s all about the dressing..

This, easy to prepare, Cilantro-Lime dressing is simply delicious and while it will “go” with just about any salad, if you add some drained black beans, corn, pepper, tomato and chopped green onions to your lettuce..it’s an instant, colorful fiesta! **And yes, my salad would have looked “prettier” in a bowl, but this was a…